intestinal artery


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Related to intestinal artery: celiac artery, iliac artery, mesenteric artery syndrome
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Noun1.intestinal artery - an artery that is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
2.intestinal artery - branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
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The indication for urgent laparotomy was based on the following findings: 1) obvious bleeding that drained percutaneously via the abdominal drainage or nasogastric tube that was considered inaccessible to endovascular treatment; 2) serious ischemic complications caused by the TAE procedure, including ischemia of the intestinal artery and distal colic artery; and (3) failure of the TAE or repeat TAE procedures.